2018 Judges Deborah Crowe, Guest Judge. Scott Eady and Jasmine Te Hira, Pre-selection Judges.
Open digital entry All submissions will go through a pre-selection process. Entries will be judged on the merits of each artwork, by the three independent pre-selection judges, based on the digital images provided.
Stage 2 All artists including preliminary finalists will be informed by email on or before Friday 19th January 2018 of the selection. All entries must then arrive at Te kōputu a te whanga a Toi by 2.00 pm Sunday 11th February, for final judging. Preliminary finalists will undergo final judging by the sole guest judge, Deborah Crowe at Te kōputu a te whanga a Toi.
Final judging The Guest Judge, Deborah Crowe will select the final art-works to form the Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 3D exhibition and determine the 2018 award winners.
Deborah Crowe, Guest Judge
Deborah Crowe is a highly-regarded artist, academic and art professional whose practice, teaching and contribution of over twenty five years to the fields of art, craft and design has involved exhibiting in Aotearoa New Zealand and representation in international conferences and exhibitions. Crowe constructs objects, installations and complex imagery, often challenging her audience to keep up. Her work is held in collections including Te Papa Tongarewa, Glasgow School of Art and the Dowse Art Museum. Deborah Crowe is an ART Venture Creative Entrepreneur Award recipient, Founder of Crowe Creative Art Services and a Trustee on the Board of Objectspace. Deborah Crowe completed her degree and postgraduate study at Glasgow School of Art in 1986, after which she relocated to Aotearoa New Zealand.
Scott Eady, Pre-selection judge
Scott Eady is a maker of objects that interrogate and confound the nature and value of objects, with recent work taking on a greater participatory dimension. Exhibitions and projects include; The Philanthropist’s Stone, a permanent public sculpture on Cuba Street Wellington; Good Morning Vladivostok, (Artetage Museum of Modern Art Vladivostok, Russia 2016); IVAN, (Personal Structures, Palazzo Bembo, La Biennale Venezia 2013) and 100 Bikes Project: Gwangju, (The 9th Gwangju Biennale 2012); 100 Bikes Project: Part 1 (The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, 2011). Eady is currently based in Dunedin, New Zealand and is Senior Lecturer of Sculpture at the Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic. His work is represented in public and private collections throughout New Zealand, Australia and Russia.
Jasmine Te Hira, Pre-selection judge
Jasmine Te Hira is an artist currently working in the museum + gallery sector in Tāmaki Makaurau. Jasmine's practice considers the way in which taonga traces skin often embodying indigenous knowledges while traversing institutional critique and spaces. In 2016 Jasmine received a Creative New Zealand Pasifika Internship continuing to work as the Kaiāwhina ki Te Uri for Gottfried Lindauer: The Māori Portraits 2017 exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Jasmine's current work at Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust sees her establishing a community research archive. Her work is exhibited nationally and internationally with The Beauty of Invisible Grief being the joint major winner of the 2016 Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 3D.
Postal address Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Co-ordinator, PO Box 599, Whakatāne, Bay of Plenty. Email Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Co-ordinator email@example.com
2018 Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 3D is presented by Arts Whakatāne and supported by Whakatāne Museum and Arts